MY WEEK -- June 20-24:

June 27, 2016

Here are some of the highlights from my week.

•    The Dalai Lama visited the State Capitol and delivered an address to legislators about compassion and kindness.


•    In addition to attending Senate floor sessions and my assigned committee hearings, I met with constituents and representatives for organizations, including:

MY WEEK – June 5-11

June 13, 2016

Here are some of the highlights from my week:

•    Downtown San Jose residents had been without key health services since San Jose Medical Center closed in 2004. So, it was with great pleasure that I attended the grand opening of the Valley Health Center Downtown, operated under the auspices of the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. This new facility increases access to primary care, pediatrics, preventative care and more.

June 15, 2016

SACRAMENTO -- Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, chairman of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, issues this statement regarding the $122 billion spending budget passed by the Legislature:

“The new budget, passed on time, is a sensible and responsible plan that reflects the Legislature’s priorities together with the Gov. Brown’s vision for California’s future. This budget lifts people up who have not shared in the economic recovery and also prudently sets more money aside for emergencies.